John McCain Slips Up, Says ‘Obama Will Turn This Country Around’

It looks like the Old Senator is losing his grip on reality.  This occured yesterday. Today he did the same thing. The Huffington Post While speaking at a campaign rally Thursday in support of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) mistakenly professed his faith in President Barack Obama’s ability to improve the… More John McCain Slips Up, Says ‘Obama Will Turn This Country Around’

Jon Stewart Slams Republicans’ Recess Appointment Outrage (VIDEO)

President Obama flexed his muscles ever-so-slightly this week when he made a recess appointment of Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. However, several prominent Republicans are arguing that Congress isn’t technically in recess thanks to the briefest of “proforma” sessions. Thus, they claim that Obama’s appointment is not only unconstitutional, but… More Jon Stewart Slams Republicans’ Recess Appointment Outrage (VIDEO)

Gay former Rick Santorum aide defends candidate on ‘extremism’

A former staffer to then-Senator Rick Santorum appeared on Hardball Thursday, and defended the GOP presidential candidate against charges of religious extremism. Robert Traynham (who is also a contributor to theGrio) said emphatically that he is an openly gay man, who was open with Santorum about his sexual orientation when he worked for the Senator.… More Gay former Rick Santorum aide defends candidate on ‘extremism’

The top reasons Wall Street and Republicans are scared of Richard Cordray

The Raw Story     After months of pushback from Republicans in Congress, President Obama has finally decided to go over their heads and appoint former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau without them. So who is he? We’ve written a lot about him at Business Insider. Partly because, no matter what side… More The top reasons Wall Street and Republicans are scared of Richard Cordray

New Hampshire Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Obama’s Ballot Eligibility, Citizenship

Oh, but “This is not a Birther Issue…”.   Uh, sure, New Hampshire Legislators… The Huffington Post A group of New Hampshire lawmakers asked the state attorney general’s office Tuesday to investigate whether President Barack Obama meets the eligibility requirements to appear on the state’s ballot, after their previous attempt to remove his name from… More New Hampshire Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Obama’s Ballot Eligibility, Citizenship

Iowa Caucus Vote Counter Says Santorum Won, Claims Typo Gave Romney 20 Extra Votes

Uh oh… This won’t sit too well with Mitt Romney, since’ he’s been basking in his “glorious triumph” in Iowa… Think Progress An Iowa GOP caucus voter who helped count the votes at his small caucus meeting in Moulton, Iowa claims that former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) accidentally received 20 extra votes than he earned… More Iowa Caucus Vote Counter Says Santorum Won, Claims Typo Gave Romney 20 Extra Votes